Construction Work Code of Practice - South Australia


You may need to comply with this code to carry out construction work in South Australia.The code provides guidance to principal contractors and other persons conducting a business or undertaking who carry out construction work on how to meet the health and safety requirements. However, you may achieve compliance with your legislative requirements through another method if it provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety than that in the code.

The information and guidance contained in this code is relevant to all types of construction work and includes specific guidance for business working within the housing construction sector.

Construction work includes:

  • construction
  • conversion
  • fitting-out
  • renovation
  • maintenance
  • demolition.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Construction Work Code of Practice - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Licensing Unit

Contact details

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